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is known as solomon's quarries. >> he is the founding father of the free masons. >> reporter: the reminders of solomon, his temple and his destruction seem to seep from these walls. >> the name of this is the tears of the king. >> reporter: why is he crying? >> well, this was the end of the first temple period. >> reporter: tears for the destruction of the temple. it was under zedekiah's rule that jerusalem fell to the bab loan yans and the ark of the covenant went missing from history and the pages of the bible. >> the 10th century is the last time anybody really sees it according to biblical tradition. there are other stories that maybe somebody spirited the ark out of the city just ahead of the destruction. >> reporter: many believe these underground tunnels were used to secretly transport the ark out of jerusalem, and when the bab loan yan troops took infantry of the treasured they blundered, something was missing. >> when the babalonians took all the inventory, the ark was not on the list. >> there are all sorts of possibilities as to where it ended up. >> reporter: one was that the ar
of sexual abuse. josh solomon showed us the boy scout uniform he wore. merit badges for learning how to canoe, and cook. each also memories of abuse. >> hard to separate everything out there. >> reporter: one patch marks the camp where it happened. between 1982 and 1983. he says the scout leader would invite solomon into his tent, and sexually molest him. >> he was a leader. you sort of made sure you were doing things his way. he was really gruff. you wanted his approval. >> reporter: solomon kept silent for more than 30 years. never telling his family until now. >> boys take pride on being tough. >> reporter: thousands of secret files kept by the boy scouts of america. a list of troop leaders expelled due to allegations of sexual misconduct with children. the documents also show a trail of attempts to cover up the allegations. i contacted the boy scouts of america tonight, and they sent me this response. quote, in certain cases our response to these cases and efforts to protect youth were plainly insufficient, inappropriate, or wrong. we extend our deepest apologies to victims and t
solomon showed us the boy scout uniform he wore. merit badges for learning how to canoe, and cook. each also memories of abuse. >> hard to separate everything out there. >> reporter: one patch marks the camp where it happened. between 1982 and 1983. he says the scout leader would invite solomon into his tent, and sexually molest him. >> he was a leader. you sort of made sure you were doing things his way. he was really gruff. you wanted his approval. >> reporter: solomon kept silent for more than 30 years. never telling his family until now. >> boys take pride on being tough. >> reporter: thousands of secret files kept by the boy scouts of america. a list of troop leaders expelled due to allegations of sexual misconduct with children. the documents also show a trail of attempts to cover up the allegations. i contacted the boy scouts of america tonight, and they sent me this response. quote, in certain cases our response to these cases and efforts to protect youth were plainly insufficient, inappropriate, or wrong. we extend our deepest apologies to victims and their families. solomon ju
an archaeologist was walking his dog, this massive network of caves and tunnels is known as solomon's quarries. >> king solomon is the founding father. >> reporter: it's not a theory shared by archeologists though reminders of solomon, his temple and his destruction seem to seep from these walls. many believe these underground tunnels were used to secretly transport the ark of the covenant out of jerusalem. >> are people trying to be detectives, are they trying to uncover something? >> well, some people want to find the ark of the covenant. i don't know if somebody will find it. >> our christiane amanpour. it was an extraordinary journey last week, and tonight what christiane continued to discover on her journey back to the beginning, part two, tonight at 9:00/8:00 central right here on abc. still much more ahead on "world news" on a friday night, the college student allegedly spied on by her mom and dad. she takes legal action, and tonight she's won. years ago, my doctor told me to take a centrum silver multivitamin every day. i told him, sure. can't hurt, right? then i heard this news about
and jeffrey so solomon are the co-authors of "the art of doing good." who is the primary audience for this book? >> this one is for everybody because what we've done is highlight 18 social entrepreneurs who started with nothing, and to show all the problems that they went through and how they made it and in one or two cases didn't quite make it. >> it's a great way to look at it. 18 social entrepreneurs you want to offer a game plan for launching effective non-profits. what's a social entrepreneur? tell me the way the skills can be useford doing good? >> the dynamics are the same except there aren't capital markets for the social entrepreneur. there isn't the financial potential, bottom line, for the social entrepreneur but the social entrepreneur is driven by that same passion of an idea of how do we make the world better in a more effective way. so one young man jordan who we feature was in optetry school in south africa and put glasses on a 7-year-old nearly blind and saw his life change and he decided he's going to become the lenscrafters for the third world. >> how wonderful.
and so we tried to be very careful about what we did along gordon and along winkle and mark solomon for those of you who remember him told us in a subtle way that wanted to see trees grow higher and -- talked about art space often and quickly in the way that he does and the point and we have tried to be responsive and finally to by who's an architect makes sure that the sight lines and if you were introducing different heights into the buildings the floor plates would basically line up and train your eye and so we tried to introduce different heights in the individual buildings so that your eyes sort-of have something interesting to look at. so all of that has led to the project that cava is going to talk to you about and explain in more detail design but basically, this is a 410 home home development, we have the affordable units on site. there is about 40,000 or so square feed feet of open space which, is conclusive of a new public park on the corner of wrinkle and we have a fix mix of comcial uses including one stand alone office building is sort of the definition of what they w
couple of days -- further north we may see a tropical storm developing around the solomon islands which would bring increasingly what weather across the region. pretty wet across the good part of southern india and sri lanka, the northeast monsoon, one terrain's across a good part of sri lanka now struggling with widespread flooding. over 300,000 affected. north, largely dry. winter weather along afghanistan and northern pakistan and the far north of india, in the process of petering out. we have rain petering out across the arabian peninsula. in doha, lively downpours into the overnight period into friday.the fall, saturday 8:30 eastern. >> welcome back. our top stories on al jazeera. thousands of people are in the streets of iraq to protest against the government. most are from the minority sunni muslim community, accusing shia prime minister of discrimination. more howling reports from syrians recently escaped to lebanon. on the diplomatic front, russia and by this. 's main opposition group to moscow for more talks on ending the crisis. china approved new rules for bloggers to use th
have been tracking him all morning and he was in new zealand and he is at solomon's island g to norad.org before we go a very merry christmas we won't be here tomorrow because christmas with the coral arts will air and it's wonderful event. so check it out in the morning. have wonderful christmas and we will see you back here on the 26th. honey, don't use your sleeve. vo: for cold and flu season, there's clorox bleach. (bell ringshi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches in honey bunches of oats? i love those. we've added more to every box. really? wow! honey bunches of oats. make your day bunches better.
on the program. charles bronfman and jeffrey solomon. >>> up next on "the wall street journal report", what will have an impact on your money. and what a tree and ice have in common. stay with us. tburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. >>> we have some big news to tell you about. beginning in january, we will have a new name. look for "on the money" with maria bartiromo. we'll have some exciting new segments for you, great guests and, of course, i'll be here as well. join us in january. first, though, take a look at the stories coming up in the week ahead that may move the market and impact your money this week. monday is a shortened trading day on wall street. the new york stock exchange and nasdaq closing early for christmas eve. and tuesday, of course, is christmas day. all markets are closed in observance of the holiday. the rest of the week light on economic n
the battle and they save the kingdom but solomon had died. he knelt down and cried out. i can't remember the exact quote it was something like oh lord, oh lord why have you taken up solomon my son? and john realized the entire bible, that was a passage that was the most that they could most empathize with and could understand. have him taken away and a new their son had done a horrible thing but he was still their son and they wished they could have their son back. yeah, and that is the kind of guy john is to understand people and have that compassion. to him, dylan was a mass murder and murderer and he had done a horrible thing but he was the pastor of the parents and he had to help them in the best way he could help them. it didn't matter, they were human beings and they needed help. >> host: dave cullen, have the victims families and the survivors moved on or some holding onto this? what's the status? >> guest: they are all over the map but most of them have moved on. i just went through the 10 year commemoration on the tenth anniversary and it was actually really surprising to me. it
in the bible that changed my life. written by solomon, the son of david. he was the wisest man, the wealthiest man, the king of israel at the apex of power. he said, god, i want you to make me famous. it sounds like the most self-centered prayer you can imagine. i want you to give me influence, give me power, spread the fame of my name to every country. every advertisement says we do it all for you, it's all about you. it was kind of a little slap in the face that says it's not about you. what is interesting is when i wrote that, i had no idea how many times i would personally be tested on that sentence for the rest of my life. sometimes i have to say that five, ten times a day. if i get criticized, i say, it's not about you. if i get praised, i say it's not about you. if i have a major problem or delay, it's not about you. i say it over and over and over. >> do you like the extraordinary position of responsibility you now have for yourself? >> i don't say that i like it, but i try to use it. and actually, i try to use it as what i call the stewardship of affluence and influence. when i wrote
of caves and tunnels is known as solomon's quarry. king solomon is the founding father of the free masons. >> reporter: the reminder of solomon, his temple and his construction, seems to seep from these walls. tears of the king. >> the tears of the king. >> reporter: why is he crying? >> well, this was the end of the first temple period. >> reporter: it was under zedekiah rule that jerusalem fell to the babylonians. the temple was destroyed. and the ark of the covenant went missing from both history and the pages of the bible. >> the last time anybody really sees it, according to the biblical tradition. >> reporter: many believe these underground tunnels were used to secretly transport the ark out of jerusalem. and when the babylonian troops took inventory of the treasures they had plundered, something was missing. >> there are other stories that maybe someone spirited the ark out of the city, just ahead of the destruction. >> reporter: are people trying to be detectives and try to uncover something? >> well, some people prefer to leave it as it is. and some people i know, still look -- w
teaming up against george solomon, the "washington post" with a questionable defense of nbc's objectionable editing. attorneys join us here next. from the bt players in history to the number 1 club in the world. the potential of manchester united unlocked. nyse euronext. unlocking the world's potential. heartburn symptoms causedelieve by acid reflux disease. osteoporosis-related bone fractures and low magnesium levels have been seen with nexium. possible side effects incle headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. other serious stomach conditions may still exist. talk to your doctor about nexium. lou: when president obama was at a detroit auto factory yesterday he blasted right-to-work laws saying they had nothing to do with economics and everything to do with politics, i believe it is it all about money, and politics. here is something you may not have known about the state of michigan. 17.95% of that state's workforce belongs to a union, that is fifth highest rate of union organization in a country in maybe, despite the president's misleading suggestions, to the cop rare, mi
of the mothers of the two columbine killers, for example, told author andrew solomon in his new book, "far from the tree" -- >> sue klebold had no sense that dylan was capable of doing anything like what he did. she was shocked when it happened. >> reporter: yet, long did touch on something. she was, says the head of america's oldest mental health organizations -- >> speaking on behalf of literally thousands of families. >> reporter: thousands? >> thousands of families that find the system to be extremely fragmented. >> reporter: which is not much different from how the mentally ill used to be segregated in now shut-down state institutions. the better solutions, like child psychiatric wards in hospitals. day programs where kids can get counseling in big doses. but those are in short supply in many states. wyoming, for example, has six child psychiatrists for its half million population. today, a call for action, a summit on childhood mental health by the american academy of adolescent and child psychiatry. >> yeah, there's a lot that we do know. it's just that we don't comprehensively apply wha
the rangers, sidney solomon was a very good friend of mine, did you just land on d-day? no. it was a very long walk from normandy all the way to check a slovakia. that is what these men did. they led the way across germany. thank you very much. i will take your questions. [applause] >> did they capture any camps? >> yes they did. several of the men encounter camps along the way. in those stories, many of the men in headquarters company encountered camps and they talked about seeing these human skeletons in side of the camp. it crystallized everything that they were fighting for. they had seen firsthand exactly what the third reich had done to people and they realize it became very self evident what the war was about. yes, sir? >> you have written a lot about a lot of incredible courage, particularly personal. what are the more compelling stories you have experienced as a result of your research? >> it is an honor to have you here. for me, one that comes to mind, literally a couple days ago, a veteran of the -- i have interviewed almost 5,000 world war ii veterans. mr joy's story was exceptiona
crashed under a tractor trailer. >>> a 18 -year-old was killed on friday while trying to cross solomon's island road. at the time of the collision it was raining heavily and owens was wearing dark clothing. she was not in the crosswalk and there was no evidence that the driver was speeding. >>> and a woman's body was found in the woods on route 1 in howard county. victim was found by a man walking near the 9,000 block of rue run. they believe the woman is in her 40ans reported missing by a friend. police are trying to identify the victim. >>> there's a big difference between wins and losses and life and death in the nfl and for the secretary sunday in a row it's death making news. dallas cowboys defensive lineman josh brent says he is just trying to deal with the death of his teammate and very best friend jerry brown. brent was released from jail after posting a half a million dollars bond. brent is charged with intoxication manslaughter in the accident early saturday that killed his friend brown. >>> investigators believe they located a popular mexican american singer that wasreported
on the back of the bottle it says eric solomon selections. one thing is there are importers who act as curators. they only bring in things they love. importers are always on the back of the bottle. without knowing the wine, you know it's going to be a good wine. that is a little insider. >> you didn't love that? >> no, i did. if you're not an expert, there is a $9.99, how do you know it's that one and not sort of a cheap wine? >> partly by tasting a lot. if you go to a good store -- find a store where people pay attention, they listen to what you say and like and they're not going to try to sell you something that's bad because they want your business. trust those guys. >> pascual toso, argentine malbec. that is $10.99 a bottle. holiday buying. you know you're going to pour wine for a lot of people. buy by the case. most stores give you 10% -- you need to buy lots and lots of wine. 10%, 15% is standard. we bought the other day in new york, 20% discount on the case. we paid $7.99 for it. beautiful, southern italian, lots of flavor. >> the motto of the show, buy wine in bulk. that's h
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solomon and he brought his boy scout uniform he wore when he was 12. he said the scout master for his group molested him during camping trips in 82 and 83. >> 30s, veteran, nobody wants to admit they were powerless to stop something like this from happening. >> his abuser served time in prison on molestation charges. we contacted the boy scouts, they apologized to the victims and families saying its response to certainly cases were insufficient, inappropriate or wrong. >> we are kind of getting a break from the rain but you may want to keep umbrella handy. >> and stanford fans counting down the days until the rose bowl. >> here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no traffic but a couple of hot spots with you coming up. . >>> a special light show in thailand will help bring in the new year. people are viewing huge light displays at the 7th yearly lantern festival. the theme is colors of the south with lanterns from the cultures. thousands of people are expected to visit the display. the exhibit will be open until april 30th. >>> more than school spirit is on the line when stan
of the national action network and senior pastor of the historic king solomon baptist church in detroit. thank you, all three for joining me tonight. >> great to be with you. >> thank you. >> congressman peters, let me start with you. the governor snyder has signed this bill. now, what's the next step? >> this is absolutely outrageous. what we've seen in the last hours. compete about face from a governor who said this should not be part of the agenda. and to do this without any hearings. then what i think is particularly outrageous. the next step is we could have gone to a referendum. put it on the ballot for the voters to make a decision. particularly in a state like michigan which has been the center of the labor movement from the very beginning. instead they did a very tricky maneuv maneuver. they put a small appropriation on that bill. you can't go to a referendum. we have democrats that would be joining the state house. they weren't going to pass it in the new legislature, so they jammed it through here and put something in to make it difficult to have a referendum. it is certainly not over.
mainstream media teaming up against george solomon, the "washington post" with a questionable defense of nbc's objectionable editing. attorneys join us here next. ♪ lou: when president obama was at a detroit auto factory yesterday he blasted right-to-work laws saying they had nothing to do with economics and everything to do with politics, i believe it is it all about money, and politics. here is something you may not have known about the state of michigan. 17.95% of that state's workforce belongs to a union, that is fifth highest rate of union organization in a country in maybe, despite the president's misleading suggestions, to the cop rare, michigan -- contrary, michigan workers still have the right to join and form a union, they have the right to bargain, collectively. and what this law changes is forced union membership, i repeat, forced union membership. so why is the president, and why are the unions so upset? in this case, it is about the money. specifically union dues, less money, means less political power, this is the offset to the right to work, the right to power, and the unio
johnson, and andrew solomon's "far from the tree" an over 900-page compendium looking at different child rearing examples of special needs children. those three books alone are needy, substantial books, but the tip of the iceberg on terms of what was on iewfer for -- offer for non-fiction. >> host: bob, same question. >> guest: right. it was a big year for dead presidents. caro's, the fourth of probably five volumes on lyndon johnson, just an incredible act of both reporting and writing about a general figure in 20th century american history. also, goodwin's book "team of rivals," published in 2005 is back on the best seller list thanks to steven spielberg's movie, "lincoln," and on our list, it's number 20, remarkable for a serious book that's been out for so long. also, john's biography of thomas jefferson. just when you think there's no more to be said, someone writes a popular, read readable, somewhat controversial book. >> host: hard to mention dead presidents and not mention "killing lincoln" and "killing kennedy" both best sellers. >> guest: bill and his writing partner, martin. i
the ranger, sydney solomon, who was a very good friend of mine, they said did you just land on d-day? he's like, no. it was a very long walk from normandy all the way to czechoslovakia. and that's what these men did. they led the way across europe. thank you very much. i'll take your questions at this point. [applause] sir. >> did they encounter any of the camps on their travels? >> yes, they did. several of the men encountered camps along the way, and those stories are sort of -- many of the men in headquarters companies, actually, encountered the camps, and they talked about seeing these human skeletons inside of the camp. and it became -- it crystallized everything that they were fighting for. they had saw firsthand exactly what the third like had done to people -- reich had done to people, and they realized, it became very self-evident what this whole war was about. yes, sir. >> patrick, you've written a lot about the incredible courage, particularly with a slant on the personal. what are some of the more compelling stories that you experienced as a result of your research and the wo
ready to goth got the head band on. richard solomon baseline here. strong in the hole. and 15-9 bears early on defensive end. in the pasting lane. steal to crab. hang and hitting. terminator thurman. 10 in the first half. do you know how much money i send down there for tuition and this is what i get. come on. chance on the phone not acceptable. any way there is wallace to ricky for the sweet reverse and the bears are leading actually went final 68-59 see right there. stanford dealing with giants cardboard cut out. in raleigh taking on north carolina state. cut out is cj lease lee the block on dwight powell there. aaron off the bedroom. wad maybe the best purchase shooter in the country. corner 3 then catch and 3 top of the key at 15 in the first half. all on 3. john gauge turned away by jordan. brown throwing down. uncontested. late first half. stanford disrupd the outlet pass. powell underneath. he's having a nice season. slam. team high 23. but the wolf pack leading all the way. to howl. nc state a winner. 8 88-79. women basketball. third rank bail or just cl
in the bible that changed my life. it's written by solomon, the son of david. he was the wealthiest man, the king of israel at his apex of power. in that passage, he says god, i want you to make me famous. it sounds like the most self-centered prayer you can imagine. i want you to spread my name to every country. then he says so that the king may support the widow and orphan, defend the defenseless, release the prisoner. he says, care for the immigrant. and out of that passage, it came to me, the purpose of influence is to speak up for those who have no influence. the reason i've been silent in the media most of the last four years, i was overseas in little villages, nobody ever heard of. i was literally trying to help people that nobody ever heard of. the purpose of influence is to speak up for those who have no influence. >> let's take a break. i want to talk about sex even marriage, sin and how many lustful thoughts you have on an hourly basis. >>> all marriage problems come down to one of five areas -- money, sex, in-law, communication and children. when kay and i got married, we we
of lyndon johnson and andrew solomon's fire from the tree, only recently published over 900 each companion he had the king of different child-rearing examples of special needs children. so these two books on a very substantial books, but they're the tip the iceberg of nonfiction. >> host: minzesheimer, same question. >> guest: it was a big year for dead presidents. she remember robert harris is the fourth of five on monday june 10, which was just an incredible act of both reporting and writing about a secret 20th century history. dirt since goodman spoke spoken a team of rivals in 2005 is back on the bestsellers list thanks to steven spielberg's movie, linking. these are two number 20 or so, pretty remarkable for three spoke out so alone. also jon meacham's new biography, thomas jefferson, when you think there's not going to be said about thomas jefferson, sinai-grace the popular, readable, somewhat controversial book. so presidents in the news as well. >> host: it's hard to imagine that presidents do not talk about o'reilly and his new books coming killing again and doing can indeed commi
he shot himself, that would be the first step to getting some insight. >> andrew solomon, thank you for coming on the show. >> thank you, pleasure to be here. >>> next, the president as comforter in chief. for the holi. look at that price. that's great! if you find a lower advertised price, walmart will match it at the register. really? yeah. there you have it. oh my goodness! that's the walmart low price guarantee. see for yourself. bring in your last receipt and see how much you can save. be ready. with the season's tastiest brands. like sea pak shrimp spring rolls. delicious handmade rolls, authentic asian taste. walmart has everything you need to be ready for holiday hosting. with our low price guarantee backed by ad match. walmart. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. >>> thanks for watching this special state of union. i'm candy crowley and i'll be back here at noon eastern. this ing the president will be in newtown to meet with the families of the victims. the need f
. right now he's headed to the solomon islands a few seconds away from there. up to the minute reports and even pictures from key stops on santa's trip. a link on our website, go to nbcwashington.com and search santa tracker. >> if he's headed our way right now, he would have nothing to worry about right now. >> leaving the house about to hit the roads, dry pavement but close below freezing. by noontime and during the afternoon, may have a wet snow, maybe with some sleet quickly changing to rain. doesn't look like major event. rain ending by midnight tonight. it may happen on wednesday and again on saturday. stay tuned. >> thank you for starting your day with us. >> "today" show is next. we'll be back in 25 minutes with more weather, traffic and any breaking news. do have a wonderful merry christmas eve. >> see you back here on wednesda
accurately see what's going on. it's like solomon and the two ladies and the baby, whoever doesn't want the cameras in the room is lying. >> grover, one last question for you. >> yeah. >> an ideological question, which is to say, elected representatives are supposed to represent their constituents. abc washington post poll that americans are asked do they support raising taxes on those making over $250,000 a year. 60% support it, 37% oppose it. is it not the job of our elect the representatives to follow the will of the people? >> 63% of the american people on election day were opposed to raising taxes to quote/unquote reduce the deficit which is what we're being asked to do. so if you ask -- if you ask people if they raise taxes will they just spend it? most americans think they'll just spend it. if you raise taxes on the rich, do you think they'll also raise taxes on the middle class? most americans think that's true as well. you have to take the question several levels. the american people understand if you tax the rich, be the democrats haven't finished the sentence. tax the rich fi
. >> it was a solomonic decision in terms of like not. look, starbucks is real good, and lulu is good, i would have held on to the starbucks. you wait for some senator to get on tv and tell us we don't know what we're doing and going over the fiscal cliff and he's real upset and angry and stuff and then the stocks all go down 10% because of that senator or congressman or that treasury guy and then you get a chance to buy high-quality companies kept down by washington. let's wait for the next gas bag to grab the mike and we'll get them cheaper. washington, will you please get out of our way? we've got a genuine boom brewing if only washington would rise above and set it free. "mad money" will be right back. >>> coming up -- fueling the future? there's new data out about the positive impact of natural gas on the u.s. economy and employment. could exporting this domestic power be our ticket to a bright future? and how could you hop aboard the trend? tonight, cramer drills down on the issue with dominion resources ceo. >>> and later, agita over apple. while the most coveted gifts are on everyone's wish list
." followed by andrew solomon's book, "far from the tree" about parents with exceptional children. then at tenth, bill o'reilly and martin due guard make the list again with "killing lincoln." you can find more on these bestsellers by going to indiebound.org and clicking on indie bestsellers. >> and now on c-span2, we bring you booktv. 48 hours of nonfiction authors and bookings. here are some of the programs to look out for this weekend. at 5 p.m. eastern a look at nixon and the 1952 election with kevin matteson. his book is just plain dick. then at midnight, robert sullivan describes his journey to retrace the steps of the american revolution. and tomorrow in the light of congress discussing the so-called fiscal cliff, at 2 p.m. eastern booktv highlights a few programs about economics. james gustav, steve forbes and george gilder all weigh in. watch this and more all weekend long on booktv. for a complete schedule, visit booktv.org. >> now, from albany, new york, we hear about the state-mandated new york state writer's institute. the program promotes cultural initiatives through
times. [laughter] a solomonic choice to be made, how to do it. i found the perfect quote with which to really and. the editor of the magazine north and south has just written a joint operations review of your two books. and he says, which one of the books would i choose? suspense, suspense. i wouldn't. no student of the civil war should miss either one. and i second the motion. [applause] >> thank you. >> you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs weekly feature live coverage of the u.s. senate. on weeknights watch the public policy defense, and to weaken the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedules at our websites, and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >> here's some of the top selling nonfiction titles that independent bookstores around the country. you can find more by going to in the bounder.org and clicking on in the rest of sellers. >> tranelevetraneleve n is the name of the book. george mason university professor john turner is the author. we are here on location at george mason universi
. neil young is eighth with his memoir, "waging heavy peace," followed by andrew solomon's book, "far from the tree," about parents with exceptional children. then at tenth, bill o'reilly and martin dugard again with "killing lincoln." you can find more on these bestsellers by going to indiebound.org and clicking on indie bestsellers. >> pulitzer prize-winning author william kennedy explores the political and cultural structure of albany in, o albany. booktv spoke with mr. kennedy during our recent visit to albany with the help of our partner, time warner cable. >> albany had a bad rap for a very long time because of the politics, for one thing, but also even way back, way back in the building of the capitol in the 1890s. stanford white, the great architect, was working on the capitol and h.h. richardson, a lot of other major architects. this would prove to be the most expensive building on the american continent, $25 million when it was declared finished in '97. by teddy roosevelt. and stanford white came here somewhere around 1872, and he said of all the terrible things, i've got to
, is alive. although that reversal in is not the robber solomon he was receiving. not exactly, but more but then the moment. first, brazil and is the author of seven extra hour bucks. meadowlands, will hunt, how not to get rich, rats, cross-country , the throw you don't know, and the one that brings us here, my american revolution. in mine and humble opinion each of these books is its own line and masterpiece. wonderfully idiosyncratic, uniquely incisive. each is an investigation of the american my state and song skate into relative with the american landscape. fleet contends the obvious, whether a garbage dump comes or the species despise rodents or family richard or a transcendental and back and allows us to see what we didn't and will we couldn't will we didn't want to, the spiritual, historical, and is essential connections that exposed, so vert, demolish are comfortable presumptions and require us to perceive people and places and, yes, ra t s with fresh eyes. i have been amazed, enlightened, educated, entertained. none more so than my american revolution. until i read his book, i
jim solomon tells her story. >> she, being such an intelligent little girl, somehow in that moment, by god's grace, was able to act as if she was already deceased. so that the gunman wouldn't target her. so she laid there pretending she was dead. >>> and we're joined now by another survivor of this tragedy, the school nurse, sally cox. thank you for coming in this morning. >> thank you. >> i know this is difficult. take us back to that moment. when did you first know something had gone wrong? >> hearing a loud popping noise. i mean, just -- something i have never heard in my life. and your mind doesn't think that it could be that. but when the secretary called out to me, with terror in her voice, it just told me there was something terrible happening. >> and that's when you went under the desk? >> my computer desk, yes. >> while you're under there, you actually see the feet of the shooter? >> there's an opening in the back for wiring. and, as i was crouching down, i could see my doorway, because you -- in the office, you enter the office and then into my office. and when i heard th
, yet i tell you even solomon... >> narrator: "q" does not tell the stories of the life and death of jesus. it contains only his sayings, so it reveals a different way of understanding jesus. >> whoever collected the sayings of "q" wasn't interested in the death of jesus, wasn't interested in the resurrection of jesus, thought the importance of jesus was what he said, what he preached. now, other people thought, it's not enough to have the sayings of jesus. you have to tell about his... about his death, and his crucifixion, and his resurrection. that's the important thing. now, somebody put that all together, and we call it "matthew," and we call it "luke." >> ( dramatized ) blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of god. blessed are you that hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. >> narrator: "q" was probably composed in the jewish homeland of palestine. scholars do not agree on the location of mark, matthew, luke or john. they were separated not only by geography, but also by time. writing decades apart, they composed their gospels for tiny communities that were developi
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